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the criticism of pink slime unfounded. >>> something is happening tonight on the west coast of the united states. take a look. in alaska, photographs in the past several days showing a mountain of debris descending on the beaches there. a lot of the items have japanese labels, the debris from a snearm more than a year ago. all tolled 1.5 million tons of trash are drifting this way about four miles per hour, and it's bigger than the state of california coming our way. clean-up workers are now getting hazmat training to deal with some of of the trash. volunteers are also joining up to join the marathon effort to save those beaches. >>> we have hopeful news on the jobs front today. in march u.s. companies posted the highest number of job openings in nearly four years, but we all recognize the economy has a long way to go. we return to abc's david muir and the made in america team who have been looking for solutions, ways to create jobs at home. david? >> this has been about jobs from the very start. we all remember that turbine builders posed a challenge to people all over. he said use 5% more amer
and to the world, the united states has conducted an operation that killed osama bin laden, the leader of al qaeda. >> reporter: but after the spontaneous display of passion and patriotism that night -- the reality of the war in afghanistan continued. since bin laden's death, 367 american troops have been killed and almost 4,500 wounded in afghanistan. >> there are roughly 88,000 troops in afghanistan right now. the u.s. is scheduled to pull out of the country, the last of the president's surge troops by september, with the remaining 68,000 u.s. troops scheduled to leave by the end of 2014. today president obama assured hamid karzai and warned insurgents that the u.s. will not abandon afghanistan after 2014, that the u.s. will not leave the country to fend for itself against the taliban and al qaeda. the two men signed a pip agreement outlining ways the u.s. will remain involved. then the president traveled to bagram again where he spoke to u.s. troops. >> there will be heart break and pain and difficulty ahead. but there's a light on the horizon because of the sacrifices you've made. >> reporter:
accurate. >> i think we need to take that very serious. and throughout the united states, we are in fire prone areas. >> so, they are talking about wildfires. go back to that poison plot. any sign it is ongoing? >> reporter: in the mag sooeb that's just come out, there are references to a justification for using poison, biological and chemical weapons. so, something seems to be cooking, according to u.s. authorities. >> following up on the poison. okay, thank you so much brian. >>> and now, all the eyes of the world are on secretary of state hillary clinton tonight, in beijing, long a champion of human rights. she faces a very tough choice. a blind man, that activist hero who made the daring escape, flipping past chinese guards under cover of night, is now asking her to take him to the united states on her plane. a move that would have dramatic repercussions in china. so, what will she do? here's abc's martha raddatz. >> reporter: the day is just beginning in china, but secretary clinton has said nothing about the cry sils since chen guangcheng changed his mind about remaining in china,
created a sophisticated new bomb designed to bring down a pleap headed to the united states. our team is standing by with the latest and we begin with abc's chief investigative correspondent brian ross. >> the cia and other intelligence services had the would-be bomber under surveillance fb some time before taking him into custody and seizing the bomb that had been made for him. sources say the threat is far from over, that there may be other would-be bombers with similar non-metallic devices that could get through most airport security screenings. as abc news first reported last week, the plot led the u.s. to order scores of air marshalls to europe to protect aircraft. flights out of gatwick in britain and elts where, received 100% coverage with air marshalls on every flight, according to u.s. officials. authorities say the flot was foiled in time so that no flights were ever in danger. >> the u.s. government is saying it never game close because they had insider information. >> just and other intelligence serves said alsiri, once again was the mastermind of the plot. authorities tel
, as well as the united states' interest. >> reporter: but pakistan says afridi is a traitor, now sentencing him to 33 years behind bars. >> this action is unconscionable. this man is really an international hero. they should be erecting statues to him. >> reporter: ever since that daring night raid last may, pakistani officials have quietly erased any trace that bin laden was ever here. >> just over two months ago, pakistani authorities moved in with bulldozers, demolishing the entire compound. even though there is no physical evidence that osama bin laden once lived here, there are still serious questions that remain. questions like how bin laden could live here undetected for seven years. and why pakistan hasn't arrested a single person who sheltered him. muhammad lila, abc news, kabul. >>> now back here at home, a consumer warning about a product that might be in your home. the small colorful packets of laundry detergent. this one is tide. as you can see, it can look like candy to small children who have been eating them. after we heard about a surge of calls to the poison control center
united states and our allies. >> reporter: earlier president obama and hamid karzai signed a strategic partnership agreement outlining ways the u.s. will remain involved. afterwards the president spoke to u.s. troops. >> there will be heart-break and pain and difficulty ahead. but there's a light on the horizon. because of the sacrifices you've made. >> reporter: this successful mission to take out osama bin laden has emerged as a major obama campaign talking point in recent days, even polls indicate most americans are far more concerned about the state of the economy than they are about national security. >> jake tapper, with the latest on the president tonight. thank you, jake. >>> and there was another surprise today, a welcome one from american manufacturing, strong numbers breathing new life into wall street and your 401(k). stocks soaring for a high and david was there. >> we were all watching today. at one point the dow was at his highest level since 2007. driven by new promise in american factories. the workers on the assemble line are not only kicking the pace up there, but in
of 2012 is churning off the west coast of the united states, near mexico. its name is hurricane bud. at the same time, there are signs tonight that another big storm is building strength off the east coast, florida about to get soaked this holiday weekend. and here's abc's weather editor sam champion. >> reporter: the atlantic hurricane season officially starts june 1st, but tropical storm alberto jumped the gun last week, churning up the waters off south carolina. and now, a tropical disturbance could turn into tropical storm beryl over the weekend. two named atlantic storms haven't happened this early in 104 years. add in hurricane bud on the west coast of mexico and we're seeing something completely new. >> this is the first time in recorded history that we've had a pre-season named storm in both the atlantic and eastern pacific basins. >> reporter: despite all this early activity, noaa today is predicting a nearly normal hurricane season, with 9 to 15 named storms, including as many as eight that could grow into hurricanes. three of those are predicted to be major, with winds ov
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have a manufacturer here in the united states. >> reporter: $2.5 million in sales now made in america and now in that aisle, right here at cvs. >> i can't believe it. >> reporter: and there's hanna, who just weeks ago had a brave pitch, too. a young mom, frustrated over the sippy cups that always leave leftover juice at the bottom. >> you don't know how many times my daughter has done this, ask me for more milk simply because the straw was lodged up here and the liquid was resting down at the bottom. >> reporter: enter her invention, the lollacup. with a straw and designed to be good til the last drop. and where is it made? >> safety is really our number one concern. that's why we decided to manufacture the product here in the united states. >> reporter: assembling the cups at home at first, bogging them right in her living room. now selling 1,000 cups a month. >> made in america! >> reporter: along with tiffany and her daughter and ava the elephant. >> made in america! >> reporter: while back in that kitchen tonight on this mother's day weekend, a mother and her daughter and their re
antibiotics -- not allowed in the united states -- in the shrimp. significant levels of a known cancer causer that over time can cause serious health problems. nitrofuranzone, banned in the u.s. 40 years ago, and chloramphenicol, also suspected to cause cancer in humans, and linked to anemia. enroflaxacin, an antibiotic banned in animals we eat. foond watcher watch says to eliminate any risk, ask your grocery store for domestic, wild-caught, not farm-raised shrimp, which can run $1 a pound more, but isn't treated with antibiotics. >> natural. au naturale. it's a wild-caught product. it's as good and wholesome as god made it. >> reporter: we asked the fda how could this possibly happen and why the government inspects less than 2% of foreign shrimp. their answer? an occasion al antibiotic contaminated shrimp suspect going to hurt you. and they do more than just inspect. they pressure the foreign shrimp industry to police itself and ramp up inspection on producers who have been caught using banned chemicals. >> if people are concerned about antibiotic residues, you know, i can understand that, a
western states. here's why, a huge portion of the united states, from west texas to parts of california are already suffering thru an historic drought. then this winter brought very little snow, which only means -- not only means less snow pack to melt, but more dry bush left behind, the perfect fuel for a wildfire. despite that, this year is off to a mercifully slow start. so far this year, less than 400,000 acres have burned. at this point last year, the number was more than two million. >> little consolation for firefighters here on the ground in arizona. they're getting no help from mother nature. it's dry here in the desert. it's windy up in the mountains, and it is hot everywhere. triple digits in the forecast all week. >> thanks ryan, reporting in for us. >>> coming up, texting while walking, straight into walls. into fountains, and into the emergency room. how police are beginning to crack down. ♪ a refrigerator has never been hacked. an online virus has never attacked a corkboard. ♪ give your customers the added feeling of security a printed statement or receipt provides...
escape, will be coming to the united states. you'll remember he asked secretary of state hillary clinton to fly him to america on her plane. that will not happen. but the chinese government has agreed to let him bring his family to america, officially, so that he can study at a university here. and the state department said that it expects that to happen within weeks. >>> and in japan, a kind of aftershock from last year's earthquake and tsunami. the last of 50 operating nuclear reactors is shutting down. all of them, now closed. japan's faith in nuclear power was destroyed by the disaster at fukushima. three of four reactors there suffered a partial meltdown and radiation is still leaking. 100,000 people still unable to return home. >>> and back in this country, a headline that seems straight out of the 19th century. a resurgence of whooping cough. the disease that produces violent coughing. as patients, usually children, gasp for air. and it's a disease we thought we had conquered with vaccinations. so, why are there 1,000 cases in a single state tonight? here's abc's cecilia vega. >>
three, here we are, here we go, the united states. the ranking is based on jobs, income, health and intangible things, like how rested we feel, how much time we're bored or how proud we are of our achievements. australia came out on top because they've escaped the economic turmoil in the u.s. and they have all that beer and shrimp on the barbi. >>> coming up, who could get katie couric to wear that hat? how about the queen of england. we hear about the encounter next. how about the queen of england. we hear about the encounter next. we provide the exact individualization that your body needs. wow, that feels really good! once you experience it, there's no going back. at the sleep number memorial day sale, save 40% on our innovative sleep number silver edition bed-for a limited time. only at the sleep number store, where queen mattresses start at just $699. are choosing advil. i'm keith baraka and i'm a firefighter. and it's very physically demanding. if i'm sore i'm not at my best. advil is my go-to. it's my number one pain reliever. [ male announcer ] make the switch. take acti
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night a patient attacked staffers here in the unit here at napa state hospital. we spoke with workers from that unit and they feared retaliation but told us the same thing. is that security here at the hospital is a big, big problem.
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